12 September 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Member states of UN Human Rights Council urged to reject "traditional values" concept
ARTICLE 19
The "traditional values" agenda threatens to undermine the universality of human rights, warns ARTICLE 19; it is part of a dangerous initiative to legitimise discrimination against certain groups and limit civic space for the expression of dissent.
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Africa | Niger
Army lieutenant threatens editor in Niger
Media Foundation for West Africa
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Americas | Canada
Canadian insurance whistleblower to have final grievance hearing
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Americas | Ecuador
Twitter hashtag targets Ecuadorian songwriter who insulted the president
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Americas | Grenada
Electronic Crimes Act in Grenada appears to recriminalise defamation
International Press Institute
 
Americas | Honduras
Defenders of natural resources fear for their safety in Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión
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Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Murder of journalists continues to go unpunished in Cambodia
Reporters Without Borders
 
Asia and Pacific | China
Is China silencing rumors, or the public?
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Armenia
Activists attacked, intimidated in Armenia
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Young protester killed by tear gas capsule in Turkey
Initiative for Freedom of Expression - Turkey
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Rights groups face a withering assault in Egypt
Freedom House
 
Middle East and North Africa | Oman
Omani politician prosecuted for participating in environmental protest
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي
 
Middle East and North Africa | اليمن
احتجاز جهاز الأمن القومي اليمني للصحفي عادل عبد المغني دون أسباب واضحة
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
 
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